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Deborah A. Aviles

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Islandia, NY

Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP
1377 Motor Pkwy, Suite 400
Islandia, NY 11749
Phone: 631-755-0101
Fax: 631-755-0117
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1982
Practice Areas: Civil Litigation: Defense (80%), General Litigation (10%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Deborah A. Aviles is partner at Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP, and represents clients in New York in legal matters related to medical malpractice, professional malpractice and litigation. Named by Hofstra University as one of New York’s Outstanding Women in Law, for litigation and civil litigation she is also a Long Island Pulse Magazine Legal Eagle. For her high ethical standards and long list of successful results, she holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

After graduating from the University of Dayton and the State University of New York at Stony Brook with a Bachelor of Arts in political science, Ms. Aviles moved on to law school at Howard University School of Law. There she earned her Juris Doctor and passed the bar in 1982. She is now admitted to practice in the state of New York and before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

During her long, successful career, Ms. Aviles has served on the board of directors for the following organizations: Long Island University’s School of Paralegal Studies, the American Lung Association of Nassau/Suffolk Counties and the Nassau Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association. She is also executive board member, former officer and founding member of the Alexander Hamilton American Inns of Court.

Within the Suffolk County Bar Association, Ms. Aviles is a former member of the judicial screening committee, former chair of the insurance committee and a current member of the Supreme Court committee and the bench/bar committee. Her responsibilities include defense of municipal and corporate defendants in matters of premises liability, environmental litigation and construction litigation.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 10%General Litigation
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021

About Deborah A. Aviles

First Admitted: 1982, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.lewisjohs.com/attorneys/deborah-a-aviles/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Long Island University, School of Paralegal Studies, Board of Directors

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Lung Association of Nassau/Suffolk Counties, Board of Directors
  • United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York in 1982
  • New York State, 1982
  • Board of Directors of the Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association
  • Independent Judicial Qualifications Commission for the 10th Judicial District, Chair
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Supreme Court Committee, Member
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Bench/Bar Committee, member
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Judicial Screening Committee, Member
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Insurance Committee, Chair
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Member
  • Alexander Hamilton Inns of Court for Suffolk County, Officer
  • Alexander Hamilton Inns of Court for Suffolk County, Executive Board Member
  • Alexander Hamilton Inns of Court for Suffolk County, Founding Member

Educational Background

  • University of Dayton and the State University of New York at Stony Brook, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science, 1977

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • “New York Pattern Jury Instructions: Missing Witness/Missing Documents Charges,” Suffolk Academy of Law, Suffolk County Bar Association
  • “Trial of Medical Malpractice Cases,” Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association
  • “Civil Trial Skill Series,” Suffolk Academy of Law
  • “Alternative Dispute Resolutions – Negotiation Techniques,” Suffolk Academy of Law
  • “Power Advocacy – Achieving Maximum Jury Impact During Trial,” New York State Bar Association
  • “Motor Vehicle Accidents,” New York State Bar Association
  • “Discovery 2000 – for Experienced Litigation,” New York State Bar Association
  • “Trial Advocacy,” Suffolk Academy of Law; “Medical Malpractice Update,” Women’s Bar Association of Suffolk County

Honors/Awards

  • Cambridge Who’s Who, 2009
  • National Moot Court, Howard University School of Law, Member
  • New York’s “Outstanding Women in Law” Hofstra University, 2016
  • Long Island Pulse Top Legal Eagle in Suffolk and Nassau for Litigation and Civil Litigation
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated
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Office Location for Deborah A. Aviles

1377 Motor Pkwy
Suite 400
Islandia, NY 11749

Phone: 631-755-0101

Fax: 631-755-0117

Last Updated: 8/10/2021

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